Wood Flooring Hardness Scale in Lancaster, PA

We have utilized the Janka Hardness Scale for grading our flooring options in order to provide you with the most accurate guide to each wood sample’s resistance to wear and denting. Each test results in a numerical rating for the sample of wood; higher numbers indicate a more durable and wear-resistant wood sample. This wood hardness scale has been used by flooring retailers across the country as a consistent, uniform standard of measuring wood durability.

Experts in Wood Flooring

If you have any questions regarding hardwood floor, wood hardness scales, or our wide selection of wood flooring products, give us a call—one of our flooring experts will happily walk you through the various steps of the floor-buying process. Our team has helped countless families and businesses find the perfect flooring—and we are excited to help yours.

What Is The Janka Hardness Scale?

The Janka Hardness Scale is a standard wood hardness scale for measuring the denting and wear resistance of a sample of wood. This test is commonly administered in an effort to determine how suitable a species of wood is for use in residential or commercial flooring installations. Samples of wood are tested by driving a steel ball with a 11.28-millimeter diameter into the wood and measuring the force required to do so. The result is a relatively uniform measurement of the wood sample’s durability, which can then be used to determine if the sample is suitable for use in flooring.

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If you would like to know about more about the Janka Hardness Scale, or if you are ready to add new hardwood floors to your home, feel free to give us a call today at 717-735-6760. We are happy to help you find the perfect flooring options for your home or business!